Amomum muricatum Bedd.

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Amomum muricatum Bedd.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in forests of Western Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 1988- Studies on Zingiberaceae of Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. and S. Karuppusamy (2016). Check list of Endemic flowering plants of Western Ghats from Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Biological Records, e0042016: 36-51.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Amomum muricatum. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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